The Christmas Eve Ghost
Written by Shirley Hughes
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Shirley Hughes, who has created favourite picture book characters including Alfie and his little sister Annie Rose, goes back in time in this warm-hearted and evocative picture book. Life is hard for Bronwen and Dylan’s mum. She makes her living by taking in other people’s washing and sometimes, to get all the jobs done, she has to leave the two children at home. One night, just before Christmas, Bronwen and Dylan hear a frightening noise…Could it be Father Christmas or is it something more scary? Luckily, kind neighbours are on hand and soon both families are getting ready to celebrate Christmas.
The Christmas Eve Ghost by Shirley Hughes
This is an inspiring tale of Christmas goodwill and acceptance from Shirley Hughes, one of the world's best-loved picture book creators. When Bronwen and Dylan are frightened by ghostly noises from the chimney on Christmas Eve, they run straight into the arms of their neighbor Mrs O'Riley. As they step next door for the first time, it's not just Bronwen and Dylan who can stop being afraid of what's on the other side of their walls - Mam might just find a blessing there too. 1930s Liverpool is brought alive with evocative drawings in a story that recognizes the richness of human kindness, even in times of hardship and poverty.
About the Author
More books by Shirley Hughes
Walker Books Ltd
6th September 2010
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